Publish On Demand Australia Presents "The Business of Selling Books for Authors and Publishers"

Two global scope conferences feature international expert speakers and useful information on publishing globally and the business of writing, including practical take-home techniques.
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March 21, 2011 - PRLog -- Publish On Demand Australia
A Division of Publish On Demand Global
“The Business of Selling Books for Authors and Publishers”
The Globalization of Publishing

SYDNEY   -  Wednesday, 7th SEPTEMBER 2011
9:30AM – 4PM
Bayview Boulevard Hotel
Grand Ballroom Level 1
90 William Street, Sydney

MELBOURNE – Friday, 9th SEPTEMBER 2011
9:30a.m. – 4PM
State Library Conference Centre
179 La Trobe Street, Melbourne

These global scope conferences feature international expert speakers and useful information on publishing globally and the business of writing including practical take-home techniques for:

•   Foreign Rights
•   Ebooks and Epublishing
•   Internet & Social Media Marketing
•   FEATURED:  A top executive from Ingram/Lightning Source will discuss the opening of their new Print On Demand facility and how it will assist Australian authors.

Having the opportunity to utilize Print on Demand and the increasing popularity of E Books and the wider availability of Foreign Rights Sales is going to be the biggest change in how books are published and marketed in Australia since the invention of the printing press!  

This conference offers you the opportunity to learn more about these innovative opportunities and will provide you with practical and tactical information you can use to further your writing career.

Topics covered will include:
   POD (Print on Demand/Publish on Demand for E Books and/or Print Books)
   How to Generate Major TV, Radio, Print and Online publicity even if you have a small or “no” pr budget
   Techniques to maximize the money you generate from your creativity
   Networking opportunities throughout the day (arrive by 9:30 and network until 10; networking breaks and an optional 3-4 PM networking social event at the end)


Ingram/Lightning Source. Print on Demand & Global Distribution: One of the biggest subjects that impacts writers is the new Ingram / Lightning Source Print on Demand printing facility that has just recently become available in Australia.  Once your book(s) is in the Ingram/LSI system, it is also automatically available around the world.  We will show you how easy  and cost effective it is to get into their system.

EBooks Worldwide: Learn how your book(s) can be available via ebook (iPad, Kindle, Nook, Google Editions etc.)  And become available on those platforms immediately.

Foreign Rights Sales: Learn how to reach foreign markets.  Jan Yager, Ph.D. has been selling international rights since she was the 24-year old head of foreign rights for Grove Press Inc. Over the years, dealing directly with publishers or through her active network of foreign co-agents, Jan has sold books into 28 languages as well as English re-print rights. (She’s sold the foreign rights to just one book 30 times and in 25 languages!) Jan regularly exhibits or attends major international book fairs on behalf of her publisher, agent, or author clients including the Frankfurt Book Fair, the London Book Fair, and the Taiwan Book Fair. In 2008, for her own book published by Finch Publishing in Australia, Jan did an author tour of Australia and New Zealand.

How Much is the Conference?  Early sign up fee is just $129 if you sign up by the 30th May 2011.  After that registration is $149.



Please note:   You will be responsible for your own accommodation and lunch. (We will provide refreshments and snacks for the breaks.)


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We will keep you informed and send you preliminary seminar information that will help you NOW to improve your writing business. Start looking globally as massive changes begin to roll into Australia’s publishing community.

About Publish On Demand Australia (PODA): PODA is a division of Publish On Demand Global (PODG) .  Through its partners and affiliates, PODG provides services to approximately 10,000 authors and publishers around the world.  It specializes in safely and securely bringing books and publishers to the world through its global network.  PODG exhibits and presents books and authors at the major Book Expos including New York, Abu Dhabi, Frankfurt, Beijing, Guadalajara/Mexico, London, etc. Known as “the publisher’s publisher” PODG and PODA are on the forefront of the globalization of publishing.

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Strategic Book Group specializes in promoting the works of new and previously undiscovered writers. We make books available to bookstores and Internet distributors throughout the United States and Europe. SBG is aggressively seeking new talent.
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